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August 30, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Tempo - August 30, 2019

Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – The National Cyber and Encryption Agency (BSSN) has discovered foreign social media accounts that deliberately spread false reports or hoaxes on conditions in Pa

August 20, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Jakarta Post - August 20, 2019

Jakarta – A video appearing to commemorate Indonesia's 74th Independence Day has been under fire from activists and internet users, who are slamming it for being insensitive and histor

July 31, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Coconuts Jakarta - July 31, 2019

Indonesia's presidential election took place in April and was finally legally settled in June when the Constitutional Court rejected Prabowo Subianto's election fraud lawsuit, cementin

July 15, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Tempo - July 15, 2019

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The National Police said political hoaxes were still massive in the public following the meeting of Jokowi and Prabowo on July 13.

July 12, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Coconuts Jakarta - July 12, 2019

Ratna Sarumpaet, a former senior campaigner for defeated presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto, was sentenced to two years in prison by the South Jakarta District Court yesterday aft

July 11, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Jakarta Globe - July 11, 2019

Beritasatu Team & Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – The South Jakarta District Court sentenced stage actress and political activist Ratna Sarumpaet to two years' imprisonment on Thursday f

July 5, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
East Asia Forum - July 5, 2019

Thomas Paterson – The 2019 Indonesian election period was marred by violent protests and incessant widespread disinformation – commonly referred to as 'hoaxes' in Indonesia.

June 27, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Tempo - June 27, 2019

Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – Communication and Informatics Minister Rudiantara recorded an increasing number of URL spreading hoax nearing the Constitutional Court's verdict tri

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Asian Correspondent - June 27, 2019

Treviliana Eka Putri and Dewa Ayu Diah Angendari – Last month, the Indonesian government temporarily blocked access to social media for three days following violent post-election prote

June 21, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Coconuts Jakarta - June 21, 2019

The West Java Police have arrested a preacher named Rahmat Baequni for his alleged role in perpetuating a hoax positing that hundreds of election workers in last April's election died

June 18, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Tempo - June 18, 2019

Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – Communications and Informatics (Kominfo) Minister Rudiantara recalled that the hoax which spread prior to the Constitutional Court's presidential el

June 17, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Jakarta Globe - June 17, 2019

Farouk Arnaz & Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – The police have arrested a man who appeared in a viral video claiming that the General Elections Commission, or KPU, had manipulated its data s

June 13, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Jakarta Post - June 13, 2019

Jakarta – The Communications and Information Ministry has informed the public that it might limit access to social media yet again to curb misinformation during the first presidential

June 6, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Jakarta Globe - June 6, 2019

Jakarta – The government has vowed to keep a close eye on social media for content that may spread agitation and hate ahead of the preliminary hearing on the presidential election disp

June 3, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Tempo - June 3, 2019

M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The Indonesian police have arrested Fitriadin, a man who allegedly spread the hoax about the attack inside a mosque in Petamburan during the May 22 riot.

May 28, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Jakarta Post - May 28, 2019

Jakarta – Prosecutors have asked the South Jakarta District Court to sentence Ratna Sarumpaet, a former campaign team member of losing presidential pair Prabowo Subianto-Sandiaga Uno,

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Coconuts Jakarta - May 28, 2019

While Indonesian authorities are still busy arresting alleged provocateurs on charges of treason and spreading hoaxes related to last week's post-election protests and riots, police in

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Jakarta Globe - May 28, 2019

I Nyoman Mardika & Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – The police arrested 10 people for reportedly spreading hoaxes between May 21 and 28 and have now charged them with the crime.

May 27, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Jakarta Post - May 27, 2019

Jakarta – Mustofa Nahrawardaya, the IT division head for losing presidential pair Prabowo Subianto and Sandiaga Uno, has been arrested for falsely claiming that the police had beaten a

May 25, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Jakarta Globe - May 25, 2019

Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – The National Police's cybercrime unit has arrested a man suspected of spreading fake news about foreign security officers being deployed during post-election

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Reuters - May 25, 2019

Agustinus Beo Da Costa, Jakarta – Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary social media restrictions that were imposed to stop online hoaxes during violence around the announcement of of

May 22, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Tempo - May 22, 2019

M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister of Politics, Law, and Security Affairs Wiranto said that the government is forced to temporarily limit the number of features across soci

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Coconuts Jakarta - May 22, 2019

Fake news and hoaxes tend to spread rapidly in the wake of any chaotic event, and the riots that took place in Jakarta last night (and continued into the morning in some parts of the c

May 20, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Tempo - May 20, 2019

Muh Halwi, DA, Jakarta – A spokesman for presidential ticket Prabowo Subianto-Sandiaga Uno's campaign team (BPN), Lieus Sungkharisma, was arrested by the Jakarta Police's special crimi

May 19, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Tempo - May 19, 2019

Jakarta (Antara) – The North Sumatra Provincial Police have arrested a 30-year old man on charges of spreading a fake video promoting the people power movement in the North Sumatra pro